The Zink Block

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Zink Block
The Zink Block, January 2014
The Zink Block is located in New York
The Zink Block
The Zink Block is located in the US
The Zink Block
Location 346 Connecticut St., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°54′21″N 78°53′17″W / 42.90583°N 78.88806°W / 42.90583; -78.88806Coordinates: 42°54′21″N 78°53′17″W / 42.90583°N 78.88806°W / 42.90583; -78.88806
Area under 1 acre
Built 1896
Architect Swan, Charles Day
Architectural style Italian Renaissance
NRHP Reference # 10000987[1]
Added to NRHP December 7, 2010

The Zink Block is a historic commercial building located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It was built in 1896 for William T. Zink for his furniture sales and repair store. It is a five-story, brick building with a flat roof and Italian Renaissance Revival detailing. It sits on a stone foundation. The seven bay front facade features two stacked tripartite bay window units on the second through fourth floors.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]



  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 12/06/10 THROUGH 12/10/10. National Park Service. 2010-12-17. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-07-01.  Note: This includes Tom Yots; Jacob Wilson & Daniel McEneny (August 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: The Zink Block" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-07-01.  and Accompanying 19 photographs

External links[edit]